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Change of Time in forex platform

Discussion in 'Beginners Bootcamp' started by kavitha S, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. kavitha S

    kavitha S Recruit

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    Hi,
    I am a new to forex trading (8 months).This week while trading, I find that the EST time displayed inthe forex platform is advanced nearly to one hour. This seems unusual to me.Any body can advise me regarding this?
     
  2. Pharaoh

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    Twice a year, the clocks change in most countries. The US keeps changing the dates on when the changes will happen. Canada usually goes along with the US, but other places don't. Some brokers will change their clocks. Others may not. Those that do may follow the US dates for changing, others will follow the European dates.

    Personally, I found the best way to understand this was to beat my head against a brick wall until I knocked myself out.
    :hissyfit: :hissyfit: :hissyfit:
     
  3. kavitha S

    kavitha S Recruit

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    Thankyou veru much for reply.:)
     
  4. f-man

    f-man 4Xangels Representative

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    And you do that twice a year?:p Is that wall still standing?
     
  5. Pharaoh

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    I have to build a new wall every couple of years.
     
  6. RahmanSL

    RahmanSL Major

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    Beat your head against a brick wall until you knocked yourself out to understand??????

    I though that's one of the reasons we got ourselves a wife to do that to us!!!...
    ...hmmmm, will have to talk to the old lady to stop banging me on the head!
     
  7. claretblue

    claretblue Private, 1st Class

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    I'm in the UK and also noticed this last week - Market Watch clock +1 hour from my system time. Inquiry to FXCM produced an answer that their servers are in the US and their clocks went forward by one hour. Our clocks will catch-up next week.
     
  8. f-man

    f-man 4Xangels Representative

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    Good lesson for newbies! Successful Forex Traders can afford building new walls every couple of years!
     
  9. Pharaoh

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    Sometimes your wife can do it for you. Sometimes you can do it for yourself. ;)
     
  10. RahmanSL

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    Hmmmm, and here I am all those 20 years thinking it's a wifefy duty.....
     

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